Careers at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are rewarding in more ways than one. While working at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, including at Fallingwater, you’ll experience an unusually deep sense of accomplishment, pride and camaraderie with other like-minded professionals.
Current Job Openings
Special Events Coordinator
Fallingwater, a property entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, is seeking a highly motivated individual to plan and coordinate special events. Special events may include, but would not be limited to, booking weddings, business meetings, and other events held at Fallingwater. This position reports to the Visitor Services Manager and is located at Fallingwater in Mill Run, PA.
The ideal candidate will be articulate and energetic with excellent interpersonal skills. Must be dependable, highly organized, flexible, and able to work weekends and evenings as required. Must have good computer skills. Prior experience in event coordination strongly preferred.
This is a full-time, year-round position offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. If you are interested in this position, please email a letter with salary requirements and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org and list Events in the subject line of the email. The application deadline is January 28, 2019.
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), is seeking a skilled professional with fisheries biology and Geographic Information System expertise to assist with data management, data entry and data reporting in accordance with PFBC protocols. The fisheries biologist will also conduct field investigations and other studies to document the biological, chemical, and physical attributes of Pennsylvania’s unassessed waters. The position will be based at WPC’s Juniata and Potomac Region office in Hollidaysburg, PA and will report to the Director of Aquatic Science. This is a full-time, contract funded position, with funding through December 2020.
Candidates must have a 4-year degree related to fisheries biology, aquatic ecology, fisheries management or a related field. Good communication skills via phone and also in person are required. Experience with Geographic Information Systems and the ability to use various fish sampling gear are needed. A valid driver’s license is required. This position offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits.
If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to WPCjobs@paconserve.org and list Fisheries Biologist in the subject line of the email. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on January 22, 2019.
Fallingwater Visitor Services Representative
Fallingwater, a property entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, has two part time openings in the Visitor Services Department. Provides superior customer service, handles reservations, sells admission tickets and on-line ticket sales, and greets and assists visitors at the visitor services desk. Qualifications include good verbal and written communications skills, professional telephone etiquette, very good computer skills, and a strong customer service orientation. Must be flexible with schedule and available to work weekends and holidays as needed.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com and list VSR in the subject line of the email.
Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterwork, located just 4 miles north of Ohiopyle State Park, has a part time opening in its Visitor Services department. The Shuttle Driver transports visitors at Fallingwater to and from the House and assists visitors in and out of shuttle. Delivers mail, supplies, umbrellas and other materials to various departments. Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Job requires ability to work weekends and holidays, as needed. Position averages 3 days per week through November and then will be laid off until the spring.
Email letter of interest and/or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Shuttle in the subject line.
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy considers applicants and volunteers without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual preference, disability, marital status or veteran status. Read the WPC Equal Opportunity Employer Statement.